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An ACT to authorize the gale of streets, in Hillsboro'. In force Feb.

23, 1841.

Sec. I. Be it enacted by the People ofthe State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the county commissioners, of the county of Montgomery, be authorized and re-rj0- comm'rs quired, so soon as may be, to sell, at public sale, on such terms to sell street*, as they nrny prescribe, the street, in the town of Hillsboro', sixty feet by one hundred and twenty, lying between lots number twenty on the north and twenty-nine and thirty on the south; and also, the correspondent street, on the east of Main street, and due east of the street first named; and to convey said streets to the purchaser or purchasers thereof, as other lots in said town.

Sec 2. Said county commissioners shall, before the sale Street! to be and conveyance of said streets, as aforesaid, number said streets £1" ofr!" l9 as lots, and add them to the plan or map of said town of Hillsboro': Provided, That no sale, as above stated shall take pL.ee, Proviso, unless the citizens of said town, immediately interested, shall assent to the same, in writing—which shall be signed by said A*'entofcitipersons, and recorded in the recorder's office of said county. zeTMj be re_

Approved, February^, 1841.

An ACT to vacate the plat of the town of Iowa, in Ferry county. jn force Feb.

24 1841. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the Stale of Illinois,

represented in the General Assembly, That the survey and pint of the town of Iowa, in Perry county, be and the same is here- plat vacated. by vacated: Provided, The assent of owners of any lots in said Proviso. town, other than the proprietors, shall first be obtained; which assent shall be obtained in writing, and recorded in the recorder's office of Perry county. This act to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved, February 24, 1841.

An ACT authorizing the proprietors of Metropolis City, in the county of

Johnson, to alter ihe pint thereof. In forcP, Fe(j

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,' represented in the General Assembly, That James H. G. Wilcox and William McBean, proprietors of Metropolis City, in the Proprietor of county of Johnson, be and the same are hereby authorized to nilc^iiiijna t« extend and add to the front of blocks number live and six, in blocks &, lots, said city, so much of Front street as will bring the front of said blocks in a direct line with the front of blocks number one, two, three and four, agreeable to the original plat of said city; thence, by a line from the south-west coiner of block number six, west lifty degrees and twenty minutes north, to the east side of Johnson street, which shall be the boundry line of the north side of Front street. Also, First street, in said city, is hereby laid over and permanently established eighty feet fur

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ther north than the present location, and the width thereof is hereby reduced ten feet; the land so thrown off and the ten feet deducted from the width of First street, being in all ninety feet, is hereby added to the lots and blocks on the south side of said First street, to wit: Blocks number one, two, three, four, five and six, and blocks number thirty-nine and forty— the two latter blocks being created by the abovenamed alterations—the whole to be divided by a line in the centre, making all the lots, on either side of said line, equal in depth, from block number one to block number six; thence west, through blocks number thirty-nine and forty, as the proprietors of said city may deem proper. Also, First Minor street, in said city, is hereby reduced, in width, ten feet—said ten feet to be taken off the south side of said Minor street; and the land thus thrown off, is hereby added to the lots on the south side of said street. By the above alterations, the width of First Minor street is fixed at fourteen feet; the depth of lots between First Minor street and First street, at eighty feet; the width of First street, at seventy feet, including side walks, of ten feet each; the whole depth of blocks, between Front and First street, at one hundred and forty feet, from block number one to block number six; and blocks number thirty-nine and forty, as shall be hereafter recorded, by the above named proprietors of said city. The said proprietors are hereby authorized to make the above alterations: Brooded, It shall be incumbent on the said proprietors to procure the assent, in writing, to said alterations, from the purchasers of lots in said city; which, together witli a plat, showing the alterations and additions, shall be recorded in the recorder's office of Johnson county.

Approved, February 24, 1841.

An ACT to authorize Philo M. Knapp to enclose certain streets and alleys In force Feb. 1n Utile's addition to the town of Canton.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That Philo M. Knapp, Streets and is nereDy authorized and empowered to enclose the streets alleys may be a"d alleys, and to cultivate all that part of Little's addition of enclosed. lots to the town of Canton, in the county of Fulton, and State of Illinois, which lies north of Commercial street, in said addition, except Main street and that part of State street which Proviso. lies west of Main street, in said addition: Provided, The consent be first obtained, in writing, of all persons owning lots in said addition, and recorded in the recorder's office of Fulton county.

Sjsc. 2. This act to be in force from and after its passage.

Approved, February 26, 1841.

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An ACT to define the corporate limits of the town of Lacon, and to vacate

the pjat of the town of Auburn. ju fl)rcP :peD

27 1841

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the limits of the corporation of the town of Lacon, in the county of Marshall, shall be construed to include the south-east fractional quarter of sec- Boundaries, tion twenty-six, the south-west quarter of section twenty-five, the north west quarter of section thirty-six, and the northeast fractional quarter of section thirty-five—all in township thirty north, of range three west of the fourth principal meridian.

Sec. 2. That the entire town plat of the town of Auburn, Plat vacated. in the county of Marshall, is hereby declared to be vacated.

Approved, February 27, 1S41.

An ACT to vacate a part of the plat of Vermilionville, in La Salle county.

In force, Deo. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 14,1840. represented in the General Assembly, That Jabez Whiting is J. Whiting hereby authorized to vacate so much of the town plat of Ver- may vacate milionville, in La Salle county, State of Illinois, as lies westCj^° of Centre street, in said town: Provided, That said Jabez Whiting shall be the sole owner of that part of the plat of said Pr°T1B°town, and shall make out such vacation, in writing, which shall be acknowledged before some justice of the peace, and recorded in the recorder's office in said county.

Approved, December 14, 1840.

An ACT to vacate the town plat of the town of Lancaster, in Henry county.

In force, Dec. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, . 16, 1840.

represented in the General Assembly, That the entire town plat of the town of Lancaster, in the county of Henry, as laid offplat vaca,ed, and recorded, is hereby declared to be vacated: Provided, p This act shall not interfere or prejudice the rights of any individual or individuals, who may have become the purchasers of any lot or lots in the aforesaid town. This act to be in force from and after its passage.

Approved, December 16, 1840.

An ACT to vacate the town plat of the town of Livingston. "rarce tan

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,' represented in the General Assembly, That John McGhee, the proprietor of the town of Livingston, situate in township twen- pltlt Tacatedty-five north, range one east of the third principal meridian, in the county of McLean, be, and he is hereby authorized to vacate the survey and plat of the said town: Provided, That the Proviso.

said John McGhee s'lall be the owner of the entire plat of said town, and shall make out such vacation, in writing, which shall be acknowledged before some justice of the peace, and recorded in the recorder's office in said county.

Sec. 2. That the town plat of the town of Cicero, in the Plat of Cicero county of Sangamon, be vac.ited: Provided, That John Lavacaiei. tham and Archibald Constant, or the heirs of them or either of them, be the sole proprietors of said town at the passage of this act.

Sec. 3. That blocks numbered six, seven, eight and nine, edonia1 vaca-of tl,e plat of the town of Caledonia, in the county of Putnam, ted. are her by vacated: Provided, That P. G. Young be the sole

proprietor of said blocks at the passage of this act.

App'oved, January 7, IS41.

An ACT to vacate n part of the town rdat of Bennett's .addition to the In force. Jan. town of Petersburg, in the eminty of Menard, and authorizing the nwn26, 1841. era uf blocks, in the town of Petersburg and the additions thereto, to close

the alleys.

Sec. I. Be it enacted by the People of the St'te of. Illinois,

represented in the General Assembly, That all that part of

Part of plat the survey and plat of Bennett's addition to the town of Pe

Tacated. tersburg, in the county of Menard, lying west of blocks one

and six, in said addition, be, and the same is hereby vacated:

Proviso. Provided, The assent of the owners of any lots, in so much as

is hpreby vacated, shall first be obtained, which assent shall

Dp made in writing, and recorded in the recorder's office of

said county of Menard.

Sec 2. And be it further enacted, That the owner or ownAlleys may be ers of any block or blocks, in the town of Petersburg, in the closed. county of Menard, or in any of the additions thereto, be, and

they are hereby authorized to stop up or enclose the alleys in Proviso. al| guc[1 ijiojjj or blocks: Provided, The assent of all those owning a lot or lots in such block or blocks, be first obtained, nerato"be'ob"- which assent shall be made in writing, and acknowledged hetained. fore some justice of the peace, in said county of Menard, and

be recorded in the recorder's office of said county; and the said alleys shall forever remain closed, unless, by consent of those interested, as above mentioned, they shall agree to open the same.

Sue 3. This act to take effect from and after its passage.

Approved, January 26, 1841.

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An ACT to repeal "An act to incorporate the town of Juliet, and define

f.s bouuduriee." In force Jan

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by th". People of the State of Illinois, * represented in the General Assembly, That the act, entitled "An act to incorporate the town of Juliet, and defin-e its boundaries," approved, March first, one thousand eight hundred and ° repeae thirty-seven, shall be, and the same is hereby repealed.

Sec. 2. The present board of trustees of the said town are

authorized to settle all the accounts, debts or demands, cither Tr?,s,e"fj1*11 r r . "l ... .. .settle acc'ts.

in favor of or against the corporation ol the said town of

Juliet; and for this purpose, and no other, they shall be capable of suing and being sued, as under the provisions of the act • which is hereby repealed.

Approved, January 27, 1841.

An ACT to incorporate the town of Macomb. In force Jan.

27, 1841.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the Stale of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the following is declared the boundaries of the town of Macomb, in McDonough county, that is to say: One square mile, laid out by lines run- Boundary of ningdue north and south, east and west, and the centre of the corporation, public square, in said town of Macomb, to be the centre of said square mile. And the inhabitants of said town, and all within said boundaries, shall be, and are hereby constituted a body politic and corpora.e, by the name and style of the "President and Trustees of the town of Macomb;" and by that name they and their successors shall be known in law— have perpetual succession—sue and be sued—plead and be impleaded—defend and be defended, in courts ot law and equity, in all matters and actions whatsoevei—grant, purchase, re- purchase and ceive and hold property, both real and personal, within said hold property town of Macomb, and no other, (burial grounds excepted.) and may lease, sell and convey, and dispose of the same, for the benefit of said town; and may lease any of the reserved lands May lease which have been appropriated by the original proprietors tolamlsthe use of said town; and may borrow and expend money, for the improvement of said town; and may do all other acts as natural persons; may have a common seal, and may break ,

or alter the same at pleasure.

Sko. 2. The corporate powers and duties of said town shall Fiye '"""(*» be vested in five trustees, to be chosen and appointed as hereinafter provided, who shall form a board, for the transaction of business.

Se.% 3. The members, composing the board of trustees, shall be elected by persons residing within the said town and te°Br^old incorporated limits, to serve for one year, and until their sue- their offices cessors shall be elected and qualified; they shall be at leastfor one Jear* twenty-one years of age, and inhabitants of said incorporated limits three months, next preceding said election.

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